Did You Know?
Malaysians have lost more than RM750mil to scams in the last three years. Fraudsters are using different methods and channels to trick their victims every day.
Learn more about these five most common scams and frauds to which a large number of people fall victim to.
What are Social Media Scams?Similar to scam calls, fraudsters can also connect and scam their victims via social media or other popular websites such as lelong.com.my or mudah.com.my.
The fraudster typically uses various tactics to gain your personal information such as banking details. Some of them include:
- Luring victims by showing attractive promotions on fake social media accounts and/or websites.
- Getting in touch with victims and offering them free gift cards.
- Catfishing through dating apps.
What to look out for?
Offers that are too good to be true.
Accounts/profiles that do not look genuine or appear to be inconsistent.
How to respond?
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